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  • Michael Piggin terror trial: Jury fails to reach verdict

    May 30, 2014 1:32 PM 3

    The jury in the trial of a teenager accused of plotting terrorist attacks in his home town has failed to reach a verdict. Michael Piggin, from Loughborough, was accused of two counts of terrorism which included plans to attack his former school, a mosque and a cinema. The 18-year-old had previously pleaded guilty to possessing explosives. The prosecution

  • How good are athletes' reactions after five years out of the game?

    May 30, 2014 1:30 PM 4

    Andrew Flintoff is returning to cricket five years after he retired. How long do sports people keep their reactions, asks Tom de Castella. "I feel young. I behave like I'm young," Flintoff says. He won the Ashes twice and is regarded by many as the best England all-rounder since Ian Botham. But will his body be up to playing competitive cricket again

  • Councillor's 'racist' comments investigated

    May 30, 2014 1:24 PM 2

    Police have confirmed they are investigating complaints about racist and homophobic Facebook comments which were allegedly posted by a former UKIP councillor. Dave Small, who was elected to Redditch Borough Council on 23 May, has been suspended by the party. West Mercia Police said it is investigating a complaint about alleged racist comments posted

  • Kyrgyz man 'lied' to Boston bombing investigators

    May 30, 2014 1:20 PM 2

    Officials in the US state of Massachusetts have charged a Kyrgyzstan national with lying to police and destroying evidence in the Boston bombings investigation. Khairullozhon Matanov, 23, spoke to the suspects accused of the bombing in the days after the attack, prosecutors say. The explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed three people

  • Asda's England Flag 'Looks Like KKK Costume'

    May 30, 2014 12:59 PM 2

    Twitter users spot a resemblance between Asda's wearable England flag and the hoods worn by racist Ku Klux Klan members. Supermarket chain Asda has defended the sale of a wearable England flag which has been likened to a Ku Klux Klan outfit. The St George's Flag, emblazoned with the word "England" and featuring a peaked white hood, sparked a social media

  • Police Scotland stopped and searched thousands of children

    May 30, 2014 12:56 PM 5

    Police Scotland stopped and searched thousands of children between the ages of eight and 12 last year, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland. They showed that 2,912 searches on children in that age group were carried out between April and December 2013. More than half a million stop and searches were conducted in total in the nine months following

  • Mafia fugitive Domenico Rancadore extradition hearing set

    May 30, 2014 12:56 PM 1

    A man convicted in Italy of links to the Mafia is to face a second UK extradition hearing in September. Domenico Rancadore, 65, was allowed to stay in the UK after his lawyers argued prison conditions in Italy would breach his human rights. He was convicted in Italy in 1999 of Mafia association and extortion and jailed in his absence for seven years

  • 'Conflict minerals' deadline looms for technology firms

    May 30, 2014 12:54 PM 1

    Companies manufacturing products that use "conflict minerals" must submit a plan to deal with the problem to US regulators by Monday. The term applies to raw materials, such as gold, tungsten, tantalum and tin, gathered by miners controlled by violent militia groups. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has asked firms to audit their entire

  • Sean Rigg custody death probe officer's resignation halted

    May 30, 2014 12:52 PM 6

    The Metropolitan Police has reversed its decision to allow an officer facing investigation over a death in custody to leave the force. Senior arresting officer PC Andrew Birks, who was involved in the detention of Sean Rigg in 2008 in south London, was set to quit on Sunday. It comes after the police watchdog urged the Met to stop the resignation

  • Thousands ask Google to delete embarrassing past

    May 30, 2014 12:46 PM 2

    Thousands of people have rushed to use a new mechanism introduced by Google today that allows users to have sensitive and embarrassing information stripped from searches. Google has bowed to the demands of a European court ruling this month on the “right to be forgotten” that means anyone can request search engines to take down historic information about